Sponge Dauber Colouring Dies Sponge Dauber Colouring Dies This is a fun technique which will add depth and great effect to your cards and is just another way to use your dies. Watch the video to find out more: My apologies if there was an annoying sound in the background. When I shot this video it was an extremely hot day and I had a fan going without realising the video would pick up the sound. Anyway I hope you… Read more »

WWYS #115 Beautiful You WWYS #115 Beautiful You I absolutely love this stamp set and I’m so pleased the What Will You Stamp team have decided to choose this set for their challenge. Make sure you pop on over to see all the inspiration shared by the design team and of course the other entries in the challenge for WWYS #115 Beautiful You. Here’s my card: Now, I have been a bit remiss and not sent my friend who is… Read more »

Erasing Part of a Stamped Image Erasing Part of a Stamped Image. This video will show you how to ink up a stamped image and erase part of the colour using a Blender Pen and replacing the erased colour with another colour. You could do this on almost any card but it works best on Watercolor Paper of Shimmery White Card. Watch how easy it is. Don’t miss any more of my technique videos Thanks so much for supporting me by subscribing…. Read more »

Banner Cut Card Front Banner Cut Card Front This card features a banner cut on the front with some colouring with inks and a blender pen. It was part of my technique class this month making cards using the Stamp-A-Ma-Jig (S.A.M.J. for short). This tool is very under utilised and using it really means you don’t need to spend a heap of money on alternative systems. Here’s the completed card: We stamped the image in Basic Black Archival Ink before… Read more »

Stamped Image with Blender Pen Technique Video Stamped Image with Blender Pen Technique Video This is a fun little technique which is easy to do. I don’t have a finished card to show you but you can see the sample further on in the post. Don’t miss another of my technique videos Thanks for subscribing. I appreciate your support This easy technique just requires some Watercolor Paper or you could use Shimmery White too. If you used normal card stock, just… Read more »

Christmas with S.A.M.J. Christmas with S.A.M.J. Last Saturday I held my monthly Technique Class which revolved around using Stampin’ Up!’s Stamp-A-Ma-Jig (S.A.M.J. for short). The ladies thoroughly enjoyed themselves as we commenced our Christmas Cards for the year with this favourite using Father Christmas So Christmas with S.A.M.J. was achieved by stamping one of the border pieces from the stamp set, then using the S.A.M.J. to place Father Christmas and the other border piece. The border pieces are stamped in Crumb… Read more »

Blender Pen Technique Blender Pen Technique. I must apologise for the initial screen being a little off but believe me the video gets better. I don’t have an actual card to share today, just a technique, so I hope you enjoy the video. Don’t miss another episode Thank you for subscribing You can use this technique with any image stamp. You could do it as part of a card front or as a feature and hand cut the image to add… Read more »

Yummy In My Tummy Watercolor Pencil Shading (Video) Yummy In My Tummy Watercolor Pencil Shading. This post will show you how I used the Watercolor Pencils with this ever so cute stamp set called Yummy In My Tummy which is soon to retire. I use the Masking Technique with Watercolor Pencils to achieve this shaded look of these cute monsters from Yummy in My Tummy. Watch the video to see how I achieved it. Don’t want to miss another of… Read more »

Technique Class Sneak Peek Technique Class Sneak Peek On Saturday I’ll be having another monthly Technique Class where the ladies will be learning a few ways to use the Stamp-A-Ma-Gig tool to make cards. I thought I’d share one of the cards with you today as a bit of a Technique Class Sneak Peek. We used some Designer Series Paper from the Serene Scenery DSP Stack as the basis for our card and we all need ‘Thank You” cards from time… Read more »

Tasty Trucks with Watercolor Pencils Video Tasty Trucks with Watercolor Pencils Video. Although a retired Sale-A-Bratyion Stamp Set you can use the techniques in the video with any stamp set. Just make sure you use Basic Gray Archival Ink or Basic Black Archival Ink. Watch the video and see how I do this technique. This is just one way of doing this technique and you may find an alternate way of doing the same thing and achieving a pleasing result…. Read more »